On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1983

Historical Events

  • 16th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hotel San Diego
  • Bettino Craxi sworn in as premier of Italy

Historic Publication

Danielle Steel’s romance novel “Thurston House” is published

  • France performs nuclear test
  • Revolution in Republic of Upper Volta brings Thomas Sankara to power
1983 Highlights

About August 4, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo